Editorials

Cost of snow removal is a legitimate concern for all

Did Hamtramck pay too much for snow removal this winter? Mayor Karen Majewski has raised this question after Emergency Manager Cathy Square recently released her three-month financial report.…

The journey toward street repairs begins now for elected officials

City officials should probably start planning now. This winter was rough all around, as everyone knows, but especially so for our streets. Potholes are everywhere, and so far…

News

Council weighs in on school tax

Council weighs in on school tax

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck School Boardmembers are obviously for the proposed school millage, but are…

School officials go on the road to talk about millage

School officials go on the road to talk about millage

  By Charles Sercombe The Kosciuszko Middle School band went on tour Wednesday. Their first…

At Town Hall meeting, the question of snow removal hasn’t melted away

At Town Hall meeting, the question of snow removal hasn’t melted away

By Charles Sercombe What’s on the mind of residents these days? Snow removal. That was…

Contractor comes under review

By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck IT contractor’s cost has come under scrutiny once again. Back…

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Business

Mayor can soon add shop owner to her title

Mayor can soon add shop owner to her title

  By Alan Madeleine Special to The Review You can’t say Mayor Majewski doesn’t put her money – and time – where her heart is. For the past…

City Clerk ready to send out a yearly reminder

City Clerk ready to send out a yearly reminder

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck business owners, it’s getting time to take care of business. City Clerk August Gitschlag said his office will begin sending out business license renewals…

Hamtown Farms looks to add a shed to its site

Hamtown Farms looks to add a shed to its site

  By Charles Sercombe As winter slowly thaws away, plans for the coming growing season are already budding at Hamtown Farms. Last fall, the non-profit group purchased seven…

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Letter from the publisher … What a party!

Letter from the publisher  … What a party!

By John Ulaj The Review just held its 5th annual Christmas blowout! As the publisher, I am honored to have served…

News

Cops will hit the streets on bikes this summer

Cops will hit the streets on bikes this summer

By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck police officers are going to be thinking outside of the patrol car once warmer weather settles in. Police Chief Max Garbarino said the…

Features

Unfolding the story of Easter …

Unfolding the story of Easter …

  By Greg Kowalski Much of the history of modern Hamtramck can be found in the pages of The Citizen newspaper. From the 1930s to the 2000s,…

Editorials

When it comes to holding office, it takes a leader to stand up

It’s not easy being an elected official. They have to put up with abuse from the public, and the public can be a nasty, unforgiving beast. Take,…

Sports

Cosmos player on track to make it big

Cosmos player on track to make it big

By David Piestrzynski If you’ve watched Hamtramck’s football team play this season, then you’ve probably seen Jonathan Blanding. On the field he was pretty much everywhere. Blanding,…